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Red Bull Rising · 15h ago

Poetry Book Review: 'Operational Terms and Graphics'

Poetry Book Review: 'FM 101-5-1 MCRP 5-2A: Operational Terms and Graphics' by Paul David AdkinsThis recently published book closely follows Adkins' cheekily gothic war-poetry collection "Flying Over Baghdad with Sylvia Plath," also published by Lit R...
Red Bull Rising · 6d ago

Poetry Book Review: 'The Ghosts of Babylon'

Book review: "The Ghosts of Babylon" by Jonathan BaxterIn his 2016 collection "The Ghosts of Babylon" (Blackside Publishing), former U.S. Army Airborne Ranger and private military contractor Jonathan Baxter has produced a sublimely profane work of wa...
Red Bull Rising · 2W ago

Book Review: "Granola, MN" by Susanne Aspley

Book Review: "Granola, MN: Love and War in a Nutty Little Town" by Susanne AspleySet in a fictional rural town in modern-day Minnesota, Suzanne Aspley's "Granola, MN" is a light-hearted romp through some potentially dark territory, including such top...
Red Bull Rising · 3W ago

Book Review: 'The Warbird' by Tara Copp

Book Review: "The Warbird: Three Heroes, Two Wars, One Story" by Tara CoppIn a fast-reading 240-page book, journalist Tara Copp weaves together her own war narratives with those of her World War II fly-boy grandfather, who flew B-24 "Liberator" bombe...
Red Bull Rising · 1M ago

12th Annual Ride Remembers 'Red Bull' Soldier

Photos: Dan Sesker Memorial Poker RunOrganizers of the 12th Annual Dan Sesker Memorial Pok...
Red Bull Rising · 1M ago

Know the Signs: Is Your Mom (or Dad) a Veteran?

Sgt. 1st Class David Franklin buckles up his 4-year-old son, David Jr., after being picked...
Red Bull Rising · 1M ago

Is Midwestern Military Writing Officially a Thing?

Whether you call it "war writing," or "military writing," or "writing about military experience," the literary terrain of the American Middle West is an increasingly fertile frontier in which to grow civil-military discourse.Although I was born on th...
Red Bull Rising · 1M ago

What They Don't Teach at Journalism School

A mortar explodes in non-combat Afghan National Army training incident, Laghman Province, ...
Red Bull Rising · 1M ago

Pedestal Mag Seeks Poetry on War, Deadline is May 21

In preparation for their June 2017 issue, editors of Pedestal Magazine, a bimonthly on-lin...
Red Bull Rising · 2M ago

Book Review: Kamesan's Haiku Anthology on War

Book Review: "Kamesan's World Haiku Anthology on War, Violence and Human Rights violation" compiled by Dimitar Anakievhaiku about war?collected bits of shrapnel—wish I'd thought of that One ...